Pascal Jolivet - Sancerre - Les Caillottes - Blanc

Pascal Jolivet - Sancerre - Les Caillottes - Blanc - 2021 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Pascal Jolivet - Sancerre - Les Caillottes - Blanc

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Les Caillottes opens with a clear, deep and intense bouquet of lemon zest and grapefruit aromas. Full-bodied, dense and round on the palate, this is an elegant, pretty creamy, well-balanced Sancerre with power, a good structure and pineapple, as well as bitter grapefruit aromas in the aromatic aftertaste.
Les Caillottes opens with a clear, deep and intense bouquet of lemon zest and grapefruit aromas. Full-bodied, dense and round on the palate, this is an elegant, pretty creamy, well-balanced Sancerre with power, a good structure and pineapple, as well as bitter grapefruit aromas in the aromatic aftertaste.

Pascal Jolivet is a renowned producer of Sancerre wines, and their Les Caillottes Blanc is a standout example of the region's signature style. Sancerre is located in the Loire Valley of France, and is known for producing crisp, mineral-driven white wines made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape.

The Les Caillottes vineyard is situated on a hillside with a south-facing exposure, which allows for optimal ripening of the grapes. The soil is composed of limestone and clay, which imparts a distinct minerality to the wine. Pascal Jolivet practices sustainable viticulture, using organic and biodynamic methods to ensure the health of the vines and the surrounding ecosystem.

The grapes for the Les Caillottes Blanc are hand-harvested and sorted, then fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the purity of the fruit. The wine is aged on its lees for several months, which adds complexity and texture to the finished product. The resulting wine is pale yellow in color, with aromas of citrus, green apple, and flint. On the palate, it is crisp and refreshing, with flavors of lemon, grapefruit, and a hint of salinity.

Overall, Pascal Jolivet's Les Caillottes Blanc is a classic example of Sancerre, showcasing the region's unique terroir and the producer's commitment to quality and sustainability.

Type:
White
Country:
France
Region:
Loire
Appellation:
Sancerre
Producer:
Pascal Jolivet
Grapes/Blend:
Sauvignon Blanc
Serving temp:
8° - 10° C
ABV:
12.5%
Pairing Sugesstions:
Shellfish, Goat Cheese, Green Vegetables, Salads, Fresh Herbs and Aromatic Dishes, Citrus-Based Dishes

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Pascal Jolivet

Pascal Jolivet

Today, It covers 120 hectares between Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, 60 hectares in Touraine for "Attitude". These 120 hectares produce 80% of the whole domain; 20% has been...

Today, It covers 120 hectares between Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé, 60 hectares in Touraine for "Attitude". These 120 hectares produce 80% of the whole domain; 20% has been sourced from faithful growers loyal to Pascal Jolivet since the 1980s. Over the years, Pascal has developed his own much recognisable pure and elegant style of wines.

Pascal practices a biodynamic winemaking, which, in viticultural terms, views the farm as a cohesive, interconnected living system; such practices extend from the vineyard to the careful handling of the fruit post harvest in the winery. In Jolivet's winery following harvest, vinification begins with light must settling followed by juice fermentation with indigenous yeasts; next maturation on lees is fundamental for the concentration and the complexity of all Jolivet wines. The process is extremely natural and the slow fermentations nourish and sustainably stabilise the wines using very low levels of sulphur

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Loire Valley is a historic wine region located in the central part of France. The region is known for producing some of the finest wines in the world,...

Loire Valley is a historic wine region located in the central part of France. The region is known for producing some of the finest wines in the world, including white, red, and rosé wines. The Loire Valley is home to a number of different appellations, each with its own unique style of wine.

One of the most famous appellations in the Loire Valley is Sancerre. Sancerre is known for producing some of the finest white wines in the world, made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape. The wines of Sancerre are known for their crisp acidity, minerality, and citrus flavors. The region is also known for producing some excellent red wines, made from the Pinot Noir grape.

Another famous appellation in the Loire Valley is Chinon. Chinon is known for producing some of the finest red wines in the world, made from the Cabernet Franc grape. The wines of Chinon are known for their rich, fruity flavors, and their ability to age well.

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Sancerre

Sancerre is a wine appellation located in the eastern part of the Loire Valley in France. The region is known for producing some of the finest Sauvignon Blanc...

Sancerre is a wine appellation located in the eastern part of the Loire Valley in France. The region is known for producing some of the finest Sauvignon Blanc wines in the world. The history of winemaking in Sancerre dates back to the Roman times, and the region has been producing wine for over 2,000 years.

The style of production in Sancerre is unique and is characterized by the use of stainless steel tanks and temperature-controlled fermentation. This allows the winemakers to preserve the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes, resulting in wines that are crisp, refreshing, and full of character.

The primary grape variety grown in Sancerre is Sauvignon Blanc, which accounts for around 80% of the total vineyard area. The remaining 20% is planted with Pinot Noir, which is used to produce red and rosé wines. The Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in Sancerre are known for their high acidity, which gives the wines their characteristic crispness and freshness.

The typical wines produced in Sancerre are white wines that are dry, crisp, and refreshing. They are known for their aromas of citrus fruits, green apples, and gooseberries, with a hint of minerality. The red and rosé wines produced in Sancerre are light-bodied and fruity, with flavors of red berries and a hint of spice.

Sancerre is a region that is known for its high-quality wines, and the wines produced here are highly sought after by wine enthusiasts around the world. The region has a long history of winemaking, and the winemakers here are dedicated to producing wines that are true to their terroir and reflect the unique characteristics of the region.

In conclusion, Sancerre is a wine appellation that is known for producing some of the finest Sauvignon Blanc wines in the world. The region has a long history of winemaking, and the winemakers here are dedicated to producing wines that are true to their terroir and reflect the unique characteristics of the region. The wines produced in Sancerre are crisp, refreshing, and full of character, with flavors and aromas that are unique to the region.

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